MS in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Overview The online Master of Science in Medical and Healthcare Simulation program is the first of its kind to offer advanced training in simulation teaching, curriculum design, and the fundamentals of simulation research in an interprofessional setting. This program prepares you to further your career in healthcare simulation via quality, effective, simulation-based medical education, research, management, leadership and teamwork skills.During the program you'll learn to: Communicate more effectively as part of a team, particularly in a crisisEmpower others to transfer what they've learned through training scenarios to the workplace to improve services and increase patient safety Evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching in simulation Use simulation as a training and educational tool for othersProgram FeaturesInnovative instructional approach consisting of a blended curriculum of online coursework combined with three on-campus week-long immersive simulation practicumsProvides a core, detailed focus on the many facets of simulation based medical education while simultaneously providing multiple options to pursue related areas of interest upon graduationOpportunity to network and collaborate with professionals from a variety of roles, including physicians, nurses, and health sciences professionals.Learn From the BestDrexel University’s College of Medicine faculty members are respected authors, caring health care practitioners, and experts in their fields. Learn more about our distinguished faculty and their recent accomplishments.For Questions, Please Contact:Sharon Griswold MD, MPH Director, Master's Degree in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education 215-762-MSMS (6767) firstname.lastname@example.org@drexelmed.eduDrexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.State restrictions may apply to some programs. Curriculum Required Courses MSMS 501SSimulation Curriculum and Design I3.0MSMS 503SBiostatistics in Healthcare Literature3.0MSMS 504SPrinciples of Assessment: Measurement Theory, Assessment Principles & Tools3.0MSMS 506SDebriefing in Simulation3.0MSMS 701SSimulation Laboratory Practicum I4.0MSMS 702SSimulation Laboratory Practicum II4.0MSMS 703SSimulation Laboratory Practicum III4.0MSMS 801SCapstone1.0MSMS 802SCapstone Project Implementation2.0Elective Courses Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following:12.0CR 510SSponsored Projects Finance CR 525SScientific Wriring and Medical Literature CR 550SLeadership Skills CR 635SStrategic Planning MSMS 505SStandardized Patient Course MSMS 507SHigh Fidelity, Low Fidelity and Task Trainers MSMS 508SInterprofessional Education MSMS 509SFundamentals of Simulation Program Administration MSMS 511SPatient Safety and Simulation MSMS 600SAdult Learning in Healthcare MSMS I899SMSMS Independent Study Total Credits39.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria Four-year bachelor's degree with a preferred minimum GPA of 3.0Two years of healthcare experience in a healthcare-related role, such as physician, nurse, paramedic, pharmacist, simulation educator, etc.Successful completion of a background check and professional license verificationDownload Background Check Instructions and visit www.applicationstation.com to initiate the background investigationRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedThree letters of recommendation from colleagues who can attest to your experience in simulation or potential for success in the program Official release of any standardized tests, such as GRE or MCAT (if taken)If you have not taken any standardized tests, you are not required to do so. However, if any tests have been taken you are required to submit an official release.Essay of 500-1000 words explaining your participation and exposure relating to simulation, as well as your research goalsResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1098 per credit. This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2017 August 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 Spring 2018 January 8, 2018 May 4, 2018 Summer 2018 May 14, 2018 July 27, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.